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ἐπουράνιος, -ον
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heavenly, celestial; heavenly realms
heavenly, in respect of locality, Eph. 1:20; Phil. 2:10; τὰ ἐπουράνια, the upper regions of the air, Eph. 6:12; heavenly, in respect of essence and character, unearthly, 1 Cor. 15:48, 49; met. divine, spiritual, Jn. 3:12

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John 3:12 If I have told you about earthly things and you do not believe, how will you believe if I tell you about heavenly (epourania | ἐπουράνια | acc pl neut) things?
1 Corinthians 15:40 And there are heavenly (epourania | ἐπουράνια | nom pl neut) bodies and earthly bodies; but the glory of heavenly (epouraniōn | ἐπουρανίων | gen pl neut) bodies is of one kind and the glory of earthly bodies is of another.
1 Corinthians 15:48 As was the man of dust, so also are those who are of dust; and as is the man of heaven (epouranios | ἐπουράνιος | nom sg masc), so also are those who are of heaven (epouranioi | ἐπουράνιοι | nom pl masc).
1 Corinthians 15:49 And even as we have borne the image of the man of dust, let us also bear the likeness of the man of heaven (epouraniou | ἐπουρανίου | gen sg masc)
Ephesians 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly (epouraniois | ἐπουρανίοις | dat pl neut) places in Christ,
Ephesians 1:20 which he accomplished in Christ when he raised him from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly (epouraniois | ἐπουρανίοις | dat pl neut) realms,
Ephesians 2:6 and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly (epouraniois | ἐπουρανίοις | dat pl neut) places in Christ Jesus,
Ephesians 3:10 in order that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly (epouraniois | ἐπουρανίοις | dat pl neut) realms,
Ephesians 6:12 for our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the world rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly (epouraniois | ἐπουρανίοις | dat pl masc) realms.
Philippians 2:10 so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven (epouraniōn | ἐπουρανίων | gen pl masc), and on earth and under the earth,
2 Timothy 4:18 The Lord will rescue me from every evil deed and will bring me safely into his heavenly (epouranion | ἐπουράνιον | acc sg fem) kingdom, to whom be glory in the ages of ages, Amen.
Hebrews 3:1 For this reason, holy brothers, you who share in the heavenly (epouraniou | ἐπουρανίου | gen sg fem) calling, consider that the apostle and high priest of whom our confession speaks, Jesus,
Hebrews 6:4 For it is impossible when those who have once been enlightened and have tasted the heavenly (epouraniou | ἐπουρανίου | gen sg fem) gift and have become partakers of the Holy Spirit
Hebrews 8:5 The place where they serve is a shadowy suggestion of the heavenly (epouraniōn | ἐπουρανίων | gen pl neut) sanctuary, just as Moses was warned by God when he was about to erect the tabernacle; for he said, “See that you make everything according to the pattern shown you on the mountain.”
Hebrews 9:23 Thus it was necessary that earthly copies of the heavenly realities be purified by these rites, but the heavenly (epourania | ἐπουράνια | acc pl neut) realities (epourania | ἐπουράνια | acc pl neut) themselves with better sacrifices than these.
Hebrews 11:16 But as it is, they were longing for a better homeland, that is, a heavenly (epouraniou | ἐπουρανίου | gen sg fem) one. For this reason God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared a city to receive them.
Hebrews 12:22 On the contrary, you have come to Mount Zion, even to the city of the living God, the heavenly (epouraniō | ἐπουρανίῳ | dat sg fem) Jerusalem, and to innumerable angels, to a joyful assembly,